Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Egyptian Museum: a 'torture chamber'

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square, Cairo, was often at the centre of the the centre of the pro-democracy protests in the Egyptian capital. Now allegations by Al-Masry Al-Youm say that the then ruling armed forces used the museum building to incarcerate, violently interrogate, and abuse protesters.

The news organisation poses the question: Is the legacy of the Egyptian Museum, once the celebrated home of Egypt’s most prized ancient artifacts, now a “torture chamber”? 

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